dive guide to Scuba diving in Lomaiviti, Fiji
website gives a review of dive
operators and general info and tips on the best scuba
diving in Fiji.
Central Fiji - the Koro
Sea, and Vatu-i-Ra Passgae form the
Vatu-i-Ra Seascape, the Fiji Islands most exciting
and most diverse waters, hiding some of
the most challenging ocean experiences
and dive adventures in Fiji.
It is this outstanding diversity of sea live and
the complex marine ecosystems in Central Fiji, that
Vatu-i-Ra Seascape as one of the last intact remaining
sanctuaries for endangered species.
"Fiji's Big Fish
-Lomaiviti - is a group of islands
in Fiji's Koro Sea. The main
Islands of the Group are Namena, Makogai,
Koro, Wakaya, Batiki, Nairai, Gau,
Moturiki. There are also several small
Most of them are the peaks of deep sea
volcano's rising from 1000 to 3000
meters from he bottom of the Koro Basin . The surrounding reefs are fed
from major ocean currents and upwelling
from the deep sea. Wide open sea,
1000 meter walls, passages with strong
currents to calm inside reefs form the
habitat of large schooling fish
like tuna, barracuda, travelly,
snapper.... gray reef sharks,
hammerheads, manta rays, turtles... as
well as whales and
- Fijian for Central Fiji - is
the best scuba diving destination in the Fiji Islands.
The pristine coral reefs with colorful tropical fish are a
Walls, caves, overhangs and colorful soft and
hard coral gardens full of reef fish.
The outside reefs and the passages of the reef
systems are exposed to major ocean currents as well as tidal
currents are the terain for the advanced scuba diver.
The Deep Waters in Central Fiji create up
welling deep sea currents, that feed a food
chain from the smallest critters to the
biggest fish even doplhins and whales ....
Most of Fiji's live aboard vessels have the dive sites of
Lomaiviti on their schedule. The landbased dive operators
are only a few and are spread over the Lomaiviti Islands, they
are exclusive and allow only few visitors at a time
so diving is individual and environmentally as friendly as
possible. Padi Diving courses are held individually
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